Cholesterol Metabolism Regulation
Published Online: 23 SEP 2005
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How to Cite
Metherall, J. E., Nash, E. A. and Warnick, D. C. 2005. Cholesterol Metabolism Regulation. eLS. .
- Published Online: 23 SEP 2005
A complex set of homeostatic mechanisms maintains strict control over the level of free cholesterol within the cell. Disruption of these mechanisms can lead to developmental and/or neurodegenerative disorders as well as increased levels of circulating low-density lipoprotein and an increased risk of coronary artery disease.